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Table 2 Underlying malignancies, operation methods, pathological findings, treatment alterations, and outcomes

From: The utility of surgical lung biopsy in cancer patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome

Patient Underlying malignancies Operation methods Pathological findings Treatment alterations Outcome
1 AML, M2 types thoracotomy Acute leukemia with lung involvement chemotherapy Deceased
2 Diffuse large B cell lymphoma, stage IVB thoracotomy Interstitial pneumonitis; Pneumocystis jiroveci infection cotrimoxazole Survival
3 CML, post BMT thoracotomy DAD; Pneumocystis jiroveci infection cotrimoxazole Deceased
4 NSCLC, stage IIIb thoracotomy Intersitial pneumonitis with fibrosis No Deceased
5 ALL, post BMT VATS DAD, Aspergillosis infection No Deceased
6 NSCLC, stage IV VATS DAD; metastatic adenocarcinoma corticosteroids and stop antibiotics Survival
7 ALL VATS Desquamative interstitial pneumonitis corticosteroids Survival
8 Breast cancer, thoracotomy Interstitial pneumonitis with fibrosis no Survival
9 NSCLC, stage IV thoracotomy DAD, acute and organizing phase corticosteroids and stop antibiotics Survival
10 AML, M4 types thoracotomy Bronchopneumonia with organizing change no Survival
11 NSCLC, stage IV VATS Interstitial pneumonitis with organizing change corticosteroids Survival
12 Mantle cell lymphoma stage IVa VATS DAD, acute and organizing phase; viral inclusion bodies corticosteroids and stop antibiotics Survival
13 NHL, stage IVB thoracotomy DAD; Pneumocystis jiroveci infection no Deceased
14 SCLC, limited stage VATS DAD, acute and organizing phase stop anti-tuberculosis agent Deceased
15 Mantle cell lymphoma, stage IIIA thoracotomy Acute fibrosis and organizing pneumonia corticosteroids and stop antibiotics Survival
16 Diffuse large B cell lymphoma, stage IVA VATS DAD, acute and organizing phase corticosteroids and stop antibiotics Survival
  1. AML: acute myeloid leukemia; CML: chronic myeloid leukemia; DAD: diffuse alveolar damage; NSCLC: non-small cell lung cancer; ALL: acute lymphocytic leukemia; BMT: bone marrow transplantation; VATS: video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery; NHL: non-Hodgkin lymphoma; SCLC: small cell lung cancer.